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Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe

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4083 Cedar Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (Formerly Viking Motor Lodge)
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Ranked #31 of 71 Hotels in South Lake Tahoe
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

PROs : Low cost of lodging, excellent location, basic amenities that work, really nice shower, clean room and good mattress and pillows CONs: Lack of attention to detail. Painting needed in bathroom vanity and some walls.Ironing board is in the way of the clothes rack ( who irons on vacation anyway ). Saddest Continental Breakfast Ive have ever experienced -... More 

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Hi, We truly appreciate your feedback and support! We will continue improving until we gain your full satisfaction! Thanks! More 

Daly City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel had a couple of issues like no bathroom door lock, T.V. didn't work, etc. But still livable. It allows dogs, has a pool, and air conditioning. If you have a dog though, I recommend going to Harvey's. I saw a handful of people coming out of the hotel with dogs so I checked and it allows dogs.

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Hi, Thank you very much for your review and your feedback. We will work harder until we get your full satisfaction. Thanks again! More 

South Lake Tahoe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everyone was helpful and friendly. Room was clean ! Check in was easy. We plan to come back next year. Big Pines is within walking distance of golf course and many other places. Breakfast was good. More fresh fruit to select from would be better. Coffee in the rooms great! We had a relaxing time. Thanks!

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Hi, We truly appreciate your business and support! We will continue improving until we gain your full satisfaction. Thanks! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Is clean hotel with giant rooms. It was beginning of April so swimming pool didn't work. Wonderful location, around 2 minutes walk to the lake and 2 minutes to the skiing gondola. We have stayed for one night. Gondolas were too expensive, around 100$ for a day so we didn't skiing.

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Hi, Thank you very much for your business and support! Please come back soon! More 

College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I couldn't have been happier with my stay when I visited in January of 2014. My friend and I stayed there for 5 nights while we were vacationing in Tahoe, snowboarding on Heavenly mountain. There was a mixup with Ticket Master, they accidentally booked us a room with only one bed, and as you can imagine, that was a little... More 

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Hi Jesse, Thank you, thank you, thank you... Please come back soon! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking was competitive - spaces at a premium and we weren't able to get the car close to our room. Check in was friendly and efficient. The room appeared welcoming but the TV didn't work and the air conditioning was very loud. The room next door had a small dog barking in it too, although this noise stopped during the... More 

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Hi, Thanks for your business and support. We will continue improving until we get your full satisfaction. Thanks again! More 

Oskland, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a clean room with a comfortable bed, this is it. The staff are helpful and kind. There are extra touches showing management cares, such as a basket with nice toiletries at the sink; a basket of snacks (must pay for these); a stack of books next to to TV for trading . There is an air conditioner... More 

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Hi, Thank you very much for your feedback and support! We will keep working hard until we gain your full satisfaction. Please come back soon! Thanks! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nites st Big Pines. Economy hotel with clean rooms and pool. Close to everything in South a lake Tahoe. Also close to beaches and casinos. Even though a bit dated it was very comfu. Breakfast also good.

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Hi, We are very happy to know we met your expectations. Thanks! Come back soon More 

San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in town for hiking and snorkeling and this budget motel worked out well. It was comfortable, clean and quiet and a short walk to restaurants, casinos and the lake. In-room coffee and frig. Breakfast was bagels, cereal and apples. Pool appeared to be closed. Staff were friendly and helpful!

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Pacifica, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the worst hotel stays I have ever experienced. Maid did not make up the room at all during our 3 day stay. Frat boys were yelling and fighting at 3 am on the balcony and threatening anyone that they saw, including women. I called the 24 hour number for the hotel and they were no help. I ended... More 

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